Tax tips for new home owner?

I purchased a house last year and am unsure which expense are tax deductible. Can anyone give me tips or point me to a website that provides this information?

The most common home owners deductible expenses are mortgage interest and real estate taxes. If your mortgage company charged “points” on your loan those are not deductible in most cases.. Here is an IRS web site that will help you out:

http://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc500.html

Occasionaly there are some energy credit credits for additions or improvements to your home to reduce your energy costs.

Note, disregard the one response about the 8K first time buyers credit. It will not apply to you since your purchased your home in 2008. ~